By Sarah Willis

ISBN-10: 144067809X

ISBN-13: 9781440678097

Sarah Willis is one in all today's so much talented novelists. Now the award-winning writer provides a heartrending tale approximately moms and daughters doing their top to barter the space among freedom and love.

Jennifer's mom, Rose, belongs in a house. at the very least that's what everybody else thinks. yet Jennifer has walked clear of her mom too time and again already, and this can be one responsibility she intends to meet herself. So she takes a go away of absence from her task and invitations Rose to stay along with her and her kinfolk. Jennifer's teenage daughter and new husband can hardly ever tolerate Rose and her brief mood, yet Jennifer is eager to learn about the stories drifting out and in of her mother's achieve, occasionally comforting her, occasionally tormenting her. Jennifer longs to take advantage of those stories to assist rebuild her mother's life--to remind herself, and her mom, what went fallacious, so she will ask for forgiveness--or is it the wrong way round?

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Did he think she was here to learn to ride his mother’s elephant? One corner of Annabelle’s perfect, full mouth twitched. “A horse would be good. ” He wanted to remind himself that he was usually fine around women. Smooth even. He was intelligent, funny and could, on occasion, be charming. Just not now, with his blood pumping and his brain doing nothing more than shouting “It’s her, it’s her” over and over again. Chemistry, he thought grimly. It could turn the smartest man into a drooling idiot.

Shane reminded himself he was doing exactly what he’d always wanted to do in a place he planned to settle down. He had the horses, the land, family close by enough to make it feel like home but, once his house was built, not so close that they would get in the way. If only he could get the image of that woman out of his head. “Mom, do you know—” He bit back the rest of the question. His mother was the kind of woman who would know everyone in town. Give her a name and within fifteen minutes she would get back to him with four generations’ worth of details.

Annabelle laughed. “I don’t care. It was for a good cause. Even if it didn’t convince you to be in my festival. But that’s okay. ” She frowned. ” In fact she hadn’t bothered to finish her single glass of wine. Getting on the bar last night had been more about feeling unsettled than wanting to show off and had nothing to do with any alcohol in her system. Charlie grinned. “I swear, I’m sticking to the one-glass-of-wine story. The archaeologists were intrigued, though. ” Last fall, construction workers on a building site had blown away a bit of the mountain, exposing Máazib gold.

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